Click the following links for Covid-19 updates in Canada:
Free program opportunity to promote resilience, connection, and wellness at a time that many are experiencing isolation, burnout, and stress. You can register for the ECHO Coping with Covid program at this link:
Sessions will take place every other Friday from 12 – 1 pm (MST time)
October 13th, 2021
New and updated CNA resources to stay in the loop about COVID-19:
- COVID-19 summaries of recent evidence – Canada.ca
- Guidance on the use of influenza vaccine in the presence of COVID-19 – Canada.ca
July 13th, 2021
June 10th, 2021
Click on link above for a communiqué to health practitioners regarding reports of Myocarditis-pericarditis after COVID-19 vaccination.
May 10, 2021
Covid has taken a devastating toll on Nurses. Globe and Mail
February 25, 2021
PHAC COVID-19 Vaccination Tool Kit for Health Care Providers
The current edition of the tool kit includes information on the following topics:
- About COVID-19
- Overview of Vaccines
- Authorized Vaccines
- Vaccine Safety
- Additional Resources
We encourage you to revisit the tool kit in the future, as this resource will be continuously updated with new and updated information.
January 6, 2021
CIHI has compiled their key reports and resources containing information related to the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic and will update their page with new content whenever possible.
December 14, 2020
The Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (AMMI) Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) are collaborating on an online open access webinar series to provide cutting edge continuing education to Canadian medical professionals in the context of COVID-19.
October 14, 2020
CNA Position Statement: Influenza Immunization of Nurses. Read the statement here
September 3, 2020
Health care workers across the country play a critical role in the COVID-19 pandemic. CIHI has compiled rates of COVID-19 cases, including number of deaths, among health care workers in Canada. This data can help ministries of health, professional associations and others to better understand the impact of COVID-19 on the health workforce. Today, CIHI released information on the number of COVD-19 cases and deaths among health care workers in Canada. Learn more here.
July 29, 2020
CNPS has created a series of articles based on the most commonly asked questions they receive. Read the articles here
Certificate for Expedited Registration in an Emergency
For more information on this registration certificate, click here.
RN and NP Employment Opportunities – NU
The Government of Nunavut is actively recruiting RNs and NPs to assist for varying lengths of assignment, in their COVID-19 Pandemic Response. Flexibility of assignment length will be discussed with interested applicants. Expedited registration will be considered.
- Community Health Nursing
- Public Health Nursing
- Infection Prevention & Control
- In Patient
- Mental Health
- Labour & Delivery
For inquiries related to short term nursing assignments, contact the Department of Health at firstname.lastname@example.org
For inquires related to fulltime positions, please contact email@example.com
April 23, 2020:
CNA has shared the following concise resources on COVID-19 for nurses:
- Tips for Nurses to Limit the Spread of COVID-19 at home
- Staying Healthy During a Pandemic
- PPE and Ethical Dilemmas
- What You Need to Know While Working During COVID-19
April 16, 2020:
The recording of the CNA Webinar Coffee with Claire, PPE and Ethical Dilemmas, is not available on the CNA YouTube Channel here
April 6, 2020: Webinar: Prevention & Management of Skin Damage Related to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 7PM EDT
For all the details click here
NSWOCC has launched a toolkit to support healthcare professionals wearing PPE. You can access the Prevention & Management of Skin Damage Related to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) tool kit at nswoc.ca/ppe and
April 3, 2020:
CNA Choosing Wisely COVID-19 Recommendations
April 2, 2020:
The CNA website has a new COVID-19 section. FInd information on clinical considerations, nursing issues, prevention and treatment, and more. Click here to check it out.
March 31, 2020:
Claire Betker (CNA) and Doris Grinspun (RNAO) discuss equipment and supplies shortages on Power and Politics. Click here to watch the video.
March 30, 2020:
American Assoication of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is offering a FREE course: Cross Training to Treat Patients with COVID-19. Click here for more information.
March 27, 2020: Letter from RNANT/NU to Membership
Letter to RNANT/NU Membership from RNANT/NU President
March 26, 2020:
Current recommendations from the Office of the Chief Public Health Office, click here
NTHSSA Service Changes and Announcements click here
March 24, 2020: NCLEX-RN
For updates click here
March 23, 2020: Workers Exempt from Travel Restrictions
For information regarding essential workers and those engaged in providing support services to essential services workers, click here
March 21, 2020: Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in NWT
The Office of the Chief Public Health Officer (OCPHO) confirms that a person in the Northwest Territories has COVID-19.
Click here for the GNWT, H&SS press release
March 20, 2020: GNWT News Release: Chief Public Health Officer Prepares to Order the prohibition of travel to the NWT with limited exceptions
Self-isolation to be ordered for those returning to the territory to ensure protection of residents.
Click here to read the release.
March 20, 2020: CDSA Issues Exemptions for Prescriptions of Controlled Substances
Health Canada has issued exemptions for prescriptions of controlled substances under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) and its Regulations during social distancing.
March 18, 2020: NCLEX-RN Candidates
Test delivery at Canada based test centres is suspended until April 16, 2020.
March 18, 2020: Office Closure
The RNANT/NU office is closed and all staff are working remotely. While the office is physically closed, we continue to:
- respond to phone and email requests
- register and license RNs and NPs
- answer practice questions and deliver practice advice
- respond to complaints and intervene if practice is unacceptable
- share updates through the website, social media, and newsletter.
For information regarding expedited registration during an emergency click here
We can be reached at 867-873-2745 or by email
March 17, 2020 Notice to Members: RNANT/NU 2020 AGM Cancelled
After careful consideration the 2020 RNANT/NU Annual General Meeting has been cancelled in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This decision is based on recent recommendations from the federal and territorial Chief Public Health Office and Chief Medical Officer. The cancellation includes the education day.C